Returning to Fukushima will be safe

Not only have radiation levels in Fukushima, Japan returned to very low levels not expected to increase the risk for cancer, but in atomic bomb survivors in Japan (Hiroshima, Nagasaki) the incidence of cancer was reduced in a certain range of radiation.  The science behind this is called hormesis, defined as mild biological stress (radiation) activating internal antioxidant defenses.  [Genes & Environment June 2016]

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